If horror films are to be believed, every car and toaster on the planet is just waiting for the chance to kill all humans—the moment our unassuming stuff becomes sentient, our houses are filled with nigh unstoppable death machines.
I’ve gathered five of my favorite schlocky horror movies starring lethal inanimate objects, listed in no particular order, and with a few caveats: no dolls or haunted houses! Both have enough examples to constitute their own subgenres, and would take over the whole list if I included them. Plus? Creepy Dolls are probably real, and I do not need to wake up to some hollow-eyed Chatty Cathy standing at the foot of my bed with a knife….
Death Bed: The Bed that Eats (1977)
Like many people, I first heard about Death Bed: The Bed That Eats via Patton Oswalt’s weirdly inspirational (...